Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.
May 23, 2018
Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, New Mexico MainStreet announced that the communities of Cimarron, Conchas Dam, Rodeo, and Taos Pueblo have been selected to participate in MainStreet's Frontier Communities Initiative. The Frontier Communities Initiative is project-based and designed to serve New Mexico's rural communities, less than 7,500 in population, through catalytic economic development projects that have substantial impact on job creation, business development, leveraging of private sector reinvestment, and/or enhancement of the community's economic environment.
May 21, 2018
Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, Governor Martinez announced sixty-three Opportunity Zone designations in New Mexico. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created Opportunity Zones to spur investment in distressed communities throughout the country. New investments in Opportunity Zones can receive preferential tax treatment. New Mexico's Opportunity Zones are located in rural, tribal and urban communities in 22 counties.
May 17, 2018
Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, Economic Development Secretary Matt Geisel announced that three New Mexico companies will receive New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research (NMSBIR) Matching Grants to help their businesses grow. The NMSBIR program is designed to support science and technology companies by assisting them in business development, technology commercialization and entry to market.
May 16, 2018
Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that NMA Ventures will receive up to $1.6 million from the Catalyst Fund to invest in New Mexico startups. This commitment will leverage $2.6 million in funds from NMA Ventures, to be invested in New Mexico startups, bringing the total potential investment from this commitment through the Catalyst Fund up to $4.2 million.